Maharathi (2008)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Drama, Suspense
Critics Score
16%
Total Reviews: 13
User Score
0%
Total Votes: 1

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Review Summary: MAHARATHI has some curiosity-value thanks to its interesting cast and an equally inviting promotion.

Average Critic Rating: (2.27)
Cast: Naseeruddin Shah , Om Puri , Paresh Rawal , Neha Dhupia , Tara Sharma , VIVEK SHAUQ
Director: Shivam Nair
Release Date: 05 Dec 2008

Plot: The film opens as Jai Singh Adenwaala ( Naseeruddin Shah ) gets into an accident due to drunk driving but is saved from death by Subhash Sharma ( Paresh Rawal ). As Jai Singh is seriously drunk, Subhash hails a taxi and decides to drop him home. Once at the Read more

Maharathi - Top Reviews

Paresh Rawal’s Subhash is one twisted character, capable of falsely convincing you of his noble-intentions.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
MAHARATHI has some curiosity-value thanks to its interesting cast and an equally inviting promotion.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Maharathi doesn't disappoint although the bindings of theatre do keep it more of an in-door affair.
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India

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Maharathi - All Reviews

We wonder why director Shivam Nair -- who directed the critically well-recieved Ahista Ahista [Images] earlier -- could not ulitise his brilliant cast to the fullest, and churn out a good thriller.
Patcy Nair, Rediff 
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OneIndia
Can be watched for the starcast...
Bharat Student
Neha Dhupia plays a villainous role very well
S Pankaj, Smash Hits
The surprise of Maharathi, undoubtedly, is Neha Dhupia. As a ruthless, greedy housewife, she shows some spark of histrionics one never thought she was gifted with.
IANS Team, NDTV 
Watch it for biggies' performance
India Glitz
It is hard to define this movie into a genre as it fits into a multitude; with shades of being a dark comedy, a possible drama and definitely a murder mystery it makes for quite an interesting watch. Maharathi is watchable but don’t go in expecting any ed
Roshni Mulchandani, Bolly Spice
Director Nair who earlier impressed with Ahista Ahista gets the classic feel right but his direction gets monotonous and unexciting and the overly placid passionless pace makes every plot turn predictable.
Jahan Bakshi, Now Running
Movie Review : MaharathiDirector : Starring :Shivam Nair  Naseruddin Shah,Om Puri,Paresh Rawal,Boman Irani,Neha Dhupia,Tara SharmaMaharathi Movie Review December 6, 2008 1:05:40 PM ISTBy Martin D'Souza, Bollywood Trade News Network view MAHARATHI videosMA
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